Middle East

Egypt expels Turkish ambassador, scales back diplomatic ties

(FILES) This handout picture released by Turkish Prime minister's press office shows Turkey's Prime Minister and leader of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) and his guest, Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi , greeting the audience during an AKP congress in Ankara on September 30, 2012. Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on November 23, 2013 his government would never respect military-installed rulers, in remarks made after Egypt's expulsion of Ankara's ambassador. "I

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on November 25, 2013, on page 10.




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